U.S. won't rule out hit in Syria against group

No border restrictions, Obama adviser says

Posted: August 23, 2014 at 3:45 a.m.

Anti-government protesters carry posters and a giant Syrian revolution flag Friday in Idlib province. The death toll from three years of Syria’s civil war has risen to 191,369, the United Nations reported Friday.

A top national security adviser to President Barack Obama vowed Friday that the United States would "do what is necessary" in Syria to protect U.S. interests and said direct military action was possible against the Islamic State extremist group.

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